Pictures of what a chicken looks like laying an egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Cynthia12, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Went in to do regular morning things the other day, saw my pretty little Ameraucana peeking out at me from the nest, you know I just had to get a picture of her. Well, she was closer than I thought she was, so stayed and invaded her privacy. She didn't mind too much. [​IMG] Pictures coming.... hope this first picture will post right away.. she is peeking at me while pushing [​IMG]
    Here she is pushing pretty hard..making her cute little squeaky push noises [​IMG]
    Now she is standing up to push, and really making her squeaky noise.. notice why nest boxes need to be high enough for them to stand to push...I can see that she was sitting on "Little Reds" egg.. [​IMG]
    And there it is![​IMG]
    I think it's cute how they scoot it over to be by the other egg or eggs that were already there..she was happy where she put the egg..then left..no chicken song from this girl.. [​IMG]
     
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  2. beach livin'

    beach livin' Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aw, thats great. thanks for posting. and what a beautiful girl you have [​IMG]
     
  3. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Thank you! Everyone always wants to know, what kind is she?? When I say blue, they say what? Or they ask..what's that gray bird, she's pretty. [​IMG]
     
  4. MANOZ

    MANOZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if i may add to your post here is another view

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    i think they push the egg next to the other eggs because its a challenge.they're sizing each other's eggs up. lol
     
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  5. Noobchick

    Noobchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cool pictures! Didn't know that about the nesting boxes needing to be high enough to allow them to push.
     
  6. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Quote:Wow! Now that's a view! I've seen it on youtube, but not one here..lol... I think you are right..sizing up each others egg size..it sure looks like that's what my girl was doing..maybe that's why she isn't singing the egg song yet..she lays the smallest because she just started laying last month. [​IMG]
     
  7. Bianca67

    Bianca67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cool, thanks for the pics! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    One day last summer I pulled up a chair and watched for a couple hours so I could figure out which pullet laid which egg. It was quite interesting. I learned that chickens are not modest at all and didn't mind my getting up close and personal. Great pics - and a beautiful bird!
     
  9. hockmangirl

    hockmangirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh, owww! Makes you feel even more grateful for those eggs, doesn't it! Thank you my chickie's! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls always yell at me... I guess even lady birds need privacy. Lol
     

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